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adjective incompetent pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈkɑmpət(ə)nt/

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  1. lacking the ability or skills to do something
    the worst and most incompetent administration in living memory
    completely/hopelessly/unbelievably incompetent: I am completely incompetent; can you show me that again?
    incompetent at: The soldiers had four camels but were hopelessly incompetent at riding them.
    mentally incompetent (=not able to make decisions because of a mental illness or lack of intelligence): Her attorney said she was not guilty because she was mentally incompetent.
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The entire investigation was handled incompetently.
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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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